Paris, France, September 15, 2016-According to the 9th edition of Euroconsult's report, Satellite-Based Earth Observation, Market Prospects to 2025, due to be published in the coming weeks, 163 satellites (>50kg) were launched for civil and commercial Earth observation (excluding meteorology) over 2006-2015. These were launched for entities in 35 countries and generated $18.4 billion in manufacturing market revenues. Most of these satellites were launched by government operators to support policy objectives spanning climate change, sustainable development and industrial support. In addition, EO remains the primary application for emerging space programs; growing funding into these programs is a key driver for overall investment growth. In 2015 civil government investment topped $10 billion for the first time.
Paris, France, September 13, 2016--According to the 19th edition of the report Satellites to be Built & Launched (over the next ten years), due to be published later in September, Euroconsult anticipates that 145 satellites with launch mass over 50kg will be launched on average each year by 2025 for government agencies and commercial organizations worldwide. When including satellites smaller than 50kg and the two mega constellations of OneWeb and SpaceX, the total would grow precipitously to 9,000 units (vs. 1,480 launched in the past ten years).
Cheseaux, Switzerland, September 12, 2016 – NAGRA, in partnership with MTM, an international research and strategy consultancy, today published the global learnings from the Pay-TV Innovation Forum, a comprehensive research programme launched earlier this year which examines the state of pay-TV innovation around the world.
Cambridge, Mass., September 12, 2016–NSR’s Satellite Operator Financial Analysis (SOFA), 6th Edition report, released today, finds that in an era of falling capacity prices and chaotic CAPEX developments, the satellite industry is at a crossroads. Decisions regarding business models and the way that operators conceptualize capacity will greatly affect their place in the telecom value chain. NSR’s SOFA6 includes analysis of CAPEX calculations yielding significantly lower figures for “break-even costs”, and data-centric discussion detailing the extent to which pricing has fallen over the past few years.
Paris, France, September 8, 2016-According to the 23rd edition of Euroconsult's report, Satellite Communications & Broadcasting Markets Survey, due to be published later in September, Euroconsult forecasts that traffic carried over satellite will reach close to 3.5 Tbps by 2025, with a 16% CAGR over the ten-year period.
Cambridge, Mass., September 6, 2016–NSR’s Satellite-Based Earth Observation (EO), 8th Edition report, released today, projects data, value-added services, information products, and big data analytics from satellite-based EO to represent a $43 billion opportunity over the next decade. The market is expected to grow rapidly in downstream EO services, especially in the wake of increased supply of high resolution data with high frequency of revisits, driving demand for EO data and services across all verticals.
New York City, NY, September 1, 2016--The World Teleport Association (WTA) has opened its global email survey for the Top Operators of 2016 rankings. The Top Operator rankings, published annually by WTA since 2004, are the world's only rankings of top teleport operating companies serving media, data and voice markets.
Amman, Jordan, August 8, 2016--The number of FTA satellite channels in the Arab World reached 854 channels by May 2016. The 854 analyzed channels broadcast on Arabsat, Nilesat, Noorsat and Yahlive (fully operational channels reached 821). The majority of the analyzed FTA satellite channels broadcast in Standard Definition (SD), while 2.1% broadcast in High Definition (HD).
London, UK, August 2, 2016--Pay TV subscriptions in the Middle East & Africa region will increase by 67% between 2015 and 2021 – from 32.37 million to 54.09 million. The top nine pay TV operators [Multichoice (DStv and GOtv), StarTimes/StarSat, Canal Plus, OSN, beIN, DigiTurk, D-Smart, Yes and HOT], accounted for 70% of these subscribers by end-2015, with this proportion falling to 66% by 2021. So nine companies will continue to control more than two-thirds of the region’s pay TV subscribers, according to the Middle East & Africa Pay TV Operator Forecasts report.
Paris, France, July 19, 2016 - According to Euroconsult's latest report, Trends & Prospects for Emerging Space Programs, 24 countries are identified as emerging space programs (ESPs) in 2015 having launched a total of 69 satellites in the last 20 years. As satellite technology has become more accessible and affordable, the number of countries investing in their first satellite system has increased dramatically. 2015 set an all-time record with nine satellites launched, confirming the dynamism of this market.